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WomanPause: Women Over 50 Rediscovering Ourselves

Archive for November 2018

Get Out of The Car — Letting Go Of Trauma

I live by the motto “Never be afraid to ask for help.” There’s another motto that inspires me too: “Always keep learning and growing.” So … it should come as no surprise that I have a life coach. I interviewed Deborah Roth for WomanPause in September, and that amazing woman has helped me grow until…

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Interview with Patsy Mertz

Patsy Mertz, the founder of the Ivory Coast Mothers and Children organization and the Patricia Nau Clinic in Braffoueby, is truly an amazing woman over 50! Patsy gave up a glamorous job in the States to join the Peace Corps—at 55! And then, forever changed and inspired by the experience, she worked tirelessly to build…

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My Great Divide*

*This piece was first published in Lunch Ticket on August 11, 2017. I thought that this week, marked by the midterms, was the perfect time to revisit. Looking back on the past two years, I wonder how much has changed. We are still a country divided. Sometimes, our divides even split our families.  When I…

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The Ultimate “F” Word

Last week, we talked about time—and the exhaustion or urgency we feel when we are not using it wisely. We also touched the surface of fear.   Fear. The ultimate “F” word. It can do so much damage, inhibit so much growth. Have you ever stopped yourself from following your heart because you were afraid…

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